Georgia, at the vanguard of states testing the safety of reopening the US economy in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, permitted restaurant dining for the first time in a month on Monday while governors in regions with fewer cases also eased restrictions.
Six Nations champions Wales took a massive step towards topping Pool D with a thrilling 29-25 victory over Australia in the Rugby World Cup in Tokyo on Sunday.
Wales will weather the physical and meteorological storms predicted in their opening Rugby World Cup Pool D clash against Georgia at the City of Toyota Stadium on Monday, according to assistant coach Shaun Edwards.
Defence coach, Joe Worsley, believes the only way Georgia will continue their improvement is to play more regularly against top rugby nations but says the issue is a “political hot potato” ahead of Monday’s World Cup Pool D match against Wales.
Liam Williams has been preferred to Leigh Halfpenny at fullback as Wales named a full-strength team for their Rugby World Cup Pool D opener against Georgia at the City of Toyota Stadium on Monday.